Tecophilaea cyanocrocus

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Tecophilaea cyanocrocus


Chilean Blue Crocus


£7.50

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A stunning cormous perennial best suited in terracotta pans in Alpine or cold greenhouse.Vivid intense cobalt blue funnels often with white throat.
 Growing Position:
Sunny, sheltered with perfect drainage
 Growing Size:
Height 10cm
 Pot Size:
7cm pot

 Season:
Spring

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A stunning cormous perennial best suited in terracotta pans in Alpine or cold greenhouse.Vivid intense cobalt blue funnels often with white throat. It requires perfect drainage. If grown outdoors then choose a sunny sheltered and improve the drainage by adding plenty of sharp sand and grit. Mulch with a course bark in Autumn to protect the corms from frost and remove bark in Spring when risk of frost is past.A unique dream plant, a true aristocrat in plant terms.

Additional Information

comonname Chilean Blue Crocus
Awards
RHS Award of Garden Merit (AGM)
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